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KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Dr. Matthew Pyhala, Homer High School #Classof1993

Published on April 4, 2019 By Pegge

KPBSD Inspiration, Matthew Pyhala, D.C., Homer High School, Class of 1993 “Through Rotary I have opportunities to improve this community and touch lives around the world. I am also on the board of directors of the Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF). Growing up on my grandparents homestead on the Anchor River makes the KWF mission of […]

KPBSD Graduate Inspiration: Dean Carignan, Kenai Central High School #ClassOf1987

Published on March 20, 2019 By Pegge

“I know that I’m in a good place in my career because I am excited to come to work each day and, on the drive home, my mind is spinning about all the interesting and exciting topics I addressed throughout the day. Moreover, I feel I am working on technologies that, implemented in the right […]

Snapshot: Kenai Peninsula graduate inspirations #ClassOf2016

Published on March 13, 2019 By Pegge

One school district: 43 diverse schools: Kenai Peninsula graduate inspirations The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District encompasses 25,600 miles, with 43 diverse schools including neighborhood schools, a K-12 school house, Russian Old Believer schools, a performance based school, four charter schools, Connections Homeschool, and four schools only accessible by boat or plane. Meet #ClassOf2016 graduate inspirations […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Paul Ostrander, Soldotna High School #ClassOf1986

Published on January 30, 2019 By Pegge

KPBSD Inspiration, Paul Ostrander, Soldotna High School Class of 1986, Kenai City Manager “Fight against the part of you that questions your potential. Your self-doubt is the single biggest hurdle to your success in life. Belief in yourself will lead to others believing in you.” –Paul Ostrander, Soldotna High School Class of 1986   Ostrander […]

KPBSD Inspiration: Jeffrey Dolifka, Class Of 2006

Published on December 5, 2018 By Pegge

“Take risks and don’t be afraid of failure,” says attorney Jeffrey Dolifka, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Class of 2006, Skyview High School. “I wish I had figured that out a lot earlier in my life.” He’s been in the courtroom since he was five, when he’d accompany his father, and sit beneath a table, […]

KPBSD Wednesday Inspiration: Megan Mazurek, #Classof2005

Published on November 28, 2018 By Pegge

“There’s something satisfying with meeting daily deadlines and starting fresh the next day.” –Ms. Megan Mazurek, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District graduate, Class of 2005, Nikiski Middle-High School, and KTVA 11 News Anchor in Anchorage, Alaska. Only 150 miles by road, and 20 minutes by plane from where she attended school at Nikiski North Star […]

Graduate Survey: How Did KPBSD Do?

Published on August 28, 2017 By Pegge

News Release KPBSD Classes of 2010 to 2017, How Did KPBSD Do? To improve schools, KPBSD seeks graduate input from the Classes of 2010 through 2017. A brief survey is open through September. Please assist the KPBSD to reach 4,978 graduates. The alumni survey will help KPBSD understand how well students were prepared to meet goals for […]

David Kalugin | Voznesenka School #Classof2017

Published on July 13, 2017 By Pegge

David Kalugin Voznesenka School Class of 2017 “Voznesenka School is proud to recognize David Kalugin as an accomplished member of our 2017 graduating class who created a reputation of being witty and laid back,” said Principal Wojciak. Starting his school career at McNeil Canyon School, which he attended from kindergarten through sixth grade, David completed […]

Gavin Elvsaas | Susan B. English School #Classof2017

Published on July 13, 2017 By Pegge

Gavin Elvsaas Susan B. English School Class of 2017 Gavin Elvsaas grew up in Seldovia and is part of the graduating class of 2017 at Susan B. English School, the same school from which her mother, aunts and uncles, cousins, and other relatives graduated. She is a self-possessed, kind-hearted, and passionate girl who has made […]

Jackson Blackwell | Soldotna High School #Classof2017

Published on July 13, 2017 By Pegge

Jackson Blackwell Soldotna High School Class of 2017 The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Soldotna High School have provided me and many other students with countless opportunities. Over my thirteen years in the district I have been challenged to excel and make a difference within the school and greater community. I credit my many […]